(May 1969)

Charlton, 1957 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bimonthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Charlton Press, Inc.
Brand
Charlton Comics
Editing
Sal Gentile (managing editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age U.S.; later Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Billy the Kid / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
José Delbo
Inks
José Delbo
Colors
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Billy the Kid
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Toro, the Killer (Table of Contents: 1)

Billy the Kid / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
José Delbo
Inks
José Delbo
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1961
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Billy the Kid; Toro Cuneo; Princess Marguerita; Rosita (cameo)
Synopsis
Billy saves a woman on a runaway horse, who turns out to be the ruler of a huge estate. He is her guest for a few days and she gets a crush on him. Billy also makes an enemy in Toro Cuneo, who has designs on the woman (and her wealth).
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Indexer Notes

Story in two parts: "Toro, the Killer" (10 pages) and "King Billy the Kid" (7 pages)

John Justin's Justice (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Synopsis
A young rustler gets threatened with hanging for changing brands on John Justin's cattle.

Statement of Ownership for September 30, 1966 (Table of Contents: 3)

statement of ownership / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
John Santangelo Jr. (publisher)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of Ownership for September 30, 1966. Average paid circulation for previous 12 months was 122,220. Issue nearest to filing date was 129,276.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Bounty Hunter / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Denny O'Neil [as Sergius O'Shaughnessy] (credited)
Pencils
Sanho Kim (credited)
Inks
Sanho Kim (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Sanho Kim

Job Number
C-101
First Line of Dialogue or Text
From the letters of Shawn O'Meara to his father in County Cork, Ireland:
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Bounty Hunter [Shawn O'Meara]; Hugh Lafferty; Reg Smythe; Harry Pound
Synopsis
Shawn O'Meara meets three other men in a bar. When one is killed in his sleep he must figure out which of the other two is the killer.
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Sodbusters (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1170
Genre
western-frontier
Synopsis
How homesteaders improvised by building houses of sod when there were no trees available.

The Real West! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Charlton / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Billy the Kid
  2. 1. Toro, the Killer
    Billy the Kid
  3. 2. John Justin's Justice
  4. 3. Statement of Ownership for September 30, 1966
  5. 4. ["From the letters of Shawn O'Meara to his father in County Cork, Ireland:"]
    Bounty Hunter
  6. 5. Sodbusters
  7. 6. The Real West!
    Charlton
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